Location
Las Vegas, NV
Undergrads
15,885
Tuition (in-state)
$20,615 ($6,705)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: I feel pretty safe, and I have not had any problems either during the day, or walking on campus at night.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: This was my first semester on campus, and living in the dorms was a good way to meet people. I was disappointed that my dorm really didn't do anything. I only knew my roommate, suitemate and that was it. Even the people across the hall I didn't know! The rooms weren't that clean, especially the bathrooms had mold at the very top (where I couldn't reach), but they are renovating this summer, so hopefully next fall will be better. I wish the rooms were more spacious. The one good thing, also, is that I can walk everywhere. Classes are not too far.

4 College Junior

Academics: UNLV is pretty high academically. Before I came here, I heard about their Writing Program, and Music program., and now they have just gotten a Graphic Design program that is supposed to rival those elsewhere.

5 College Junior

Academics: The teachers are great! They just got a new Graphic Design Program which I got into, and it is really supposed to be competitive to other program nationwide. I've only been here one semester, but I am really enjoying it!

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The mountains are beautiful! I'm not that into the desert motif (I'm from the Midwest and used to GREEN! However, there is a lot to do in Vegas, if you have money. Lots of places to eat. The Strip is really expensive, but fun if you can afford it. I would like to see more green parks. There is a lot of shopping opportunities everywhere.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: It's mostly chain restaurants and fast food. I've just been there one semester, but none of my favorite restaurants are close.

2 College Junior

Scholarships: UNLV doesn't have much money available for scholarships. It is really hard to find out about scholarships and their deadlines. The departments do not do a good job of informing students about money available, and when you apply, deadlines are very vague - until it is too late. They will easily hand out loans, though, if you want to be indebted for life!

3 College Junior

Campus Dining: I don't really like the DC on campus. I am looking forward to the day I can live off campus and cook my own meals.

4 College Senior

Campus Strictness: It's as strict as expected

3 College Senior

Campus Housing: I believe the rooms are a little small especially for how much they cost but living on campus is the most convenient when being close to your classes.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Living off campus can be better then living on campus cause you don't feel so limited and you can share a house with four roommates instead of one. Pricing becomes cheaper when you room with friends and it gives you the ability to get away from school and enjoy the city.

5 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: The school does everything they can to take care of us and keep us safe

3 Recent Alumnus

Majors: Getting A in all major classes because the competition is the hardest

4 Recent Alumnus

Majors: its great because thats when you meet others that have the same interest as you

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3 Recent Alumnus

Guys & Girls: A lot of them are in there own groups

5 Recent Alumnus

Nightlife: Athlete party's are the bets

5 Recent Alumnus

Campus Dining: Many places to pick from

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Strictness: its just like any other school

Recent Alumnus

Academics: It's my first year going to this school.

4 Recent Alumnus

Academics: Its going to be a lot of hard work.

Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: I don't live on campus.

5 College Sophomore

Majors: It is very involving making it even more fun.

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: They are a bunch of friendly cheerful people.

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Some proffessors need to work on their course load.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The career center is awesome

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Meryl Manaog
Hometown
Las Vegas, NV
Major
Marketing/Film minor
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UNLV is an up-and-coming school. In the past few years alone, the University has made great strides with its academics and facilities. The Boyd School of Law ranks high nationally, even though only having been in existence ten years. UNLV just opened its doors in Singapore where students from the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration can attend for a year of study abroad. In the Entertainment Capital of the World, UNLV offers the Entertainment Engineering and Design Program where disciplines in engineering and the fine arts are interwoven to help create the spectacular shows on the Strip. The College of Business is one of the 6 percent of business colleges in the world to be accredited by the Association of the Advance Collegiate Schools Business, representing the highest standard of achievement for business schools and management education. It’s also one of the select few business schools to receive the dual accreditation for both the college and accounting program.

The faculty members are not only known for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and as a Pulitzer Prize finalist, but many still work in their field and are willing to help a confused student in need and propel them into the real world with as much knowledge as possible. Though there may be the bad egg here or there, UNLV is filled with caring and helpful faculty and staff members who actually believe that they are there for the students. The facilities at UNLV have been revamped and built from the ground up to provide innovative, new technologies for the student body. The Science and Engineering building helps the university to move forward with research and The Lied Library and Recreation and Wellness Center are student favorites.

Located in a large city, UNLV has an advantage to offer its students, faculty, and staff—opportunity. With Las Vegas overflowing with residents and expensive housing, business is booming. And because Las Vegas is such a transient city, jobs, internships, and other career advancement opportunities are almost always available—and in all types of career paths. With the credentials and the sheer possibilities UNLV and Las Vegas present, students tend to have a sweet spot in their hearts for this place.
 

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